Dragonfly and lotus in water color and sumi ink. The artist shows skillful brush works to create strong lines. He also takes advantage of the subtle pigment migrations on the absorbent Chinese paper for soft contours and natural gradations. Jianqiu ZHANG has long art career and won many awards including the silver awards from "The China Painting and Calligraphy", "Artist's Exquisite Painting Exhibition" ; and the copper award from "The China and Japan Relationship Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition".
Signed in sumi ink by the artist.
Watercolor on paper.
Hand painted on absorbent Chinese paper.
Excellent - very good ... a ink spot on the lower left margin corner.
The painting was mounted on a backing paper and decorative borders were added in Chinese traditional manner.